#AI Dialogs

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Welcome to the new Artificial Intelligence world that has rapidly arrived! ChatGPT has no manual! We are equally ignorant at the start. I am OK with it because I am one of those who never read the instructions (lol). An often-missed so far angle to discuss #ChatGPT is to have a dialog with ChatGPT without an intention to create content (in whatever format). …

You Must Know This if You Use LinkedIn Job Search

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As part of the dialog with LinkedIn Engineering, I had submitted the strange examples from LinkedIn Job Search Is Haunted. The reply was unexpected. It parallels Google’s Engineering response on The Behavior of the Quotes (Google Search Report). The similarity is treating keywords in quotes differently, applying less algorithmic interpretation,  and sometimes, generating many more relevant results. The new insight …

LinkedIn Premium Engineering Input. No Joy. Workarounds

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Years ago, I was part of a team, building software for a Mass Spectrometer at Applied Biosystems. I was shocked to learn that the same device was sold for a lower price, with the altered software blocking its advanced capabilities. Are you a Recruiter with a Premium account? My poll shows that a significant number – about 13% of Recruiters …

#ChatGPT Prompt for an Engaging Email to a Candidate

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You can have a conversation with ChatGPT and talk it into creating just the outcome you want. Keep correcting it until you like what it writes. The following prompt is a result of our conversation: Prompt: I will give you a job description and you will write an email trying to engage a candidate. Start with their potential interests in …

Boolean of Target Companies with #ChatGPT

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ChatGPT refuses to access the Internet. Yet you can use it to generate lists of target companies for your job requisitions. Generating Boolean search for LinkedIn is not a problem, but the Chat can do it also. The examples relate to my current sourcing projects. Project #1. “US companies selling saas to airlines.” While Google would point you to company …

I Asked ChatGPT for a Non-Sensical Description, Fed it to MidJourney, and Got This

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The latest AI tools are fascinating! I am losing count of their uses that pop up. I will post more practical content soon; this post is to share a fun exercise. Here is what I did: I repeatedly asked ChatGPT to describe “a nonsensical image,” adding very simple prompts, like asking the image to be in an office environment, or …

Eliminating False Positives in LinkedIn Recruiter

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People are absent-minded. They forget to put an end date on a previous job on their LinkedIn profiles when they move to the next. Unclosed past positions are responsible for the majority of false positives in LinkedIn people search. LinkedIn could fix it by allowing to search for the top position, but there never was such a filter. From my …

Are You ChatGPT Addicted Too?

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ChatGPT is is a fascinating tool, utilizing AI at a level not seen before. It is not only going to change how people Google but will affect job functions and ruin software. Apparently, it can write essays, poems, fictional short stories, software code, create, and solve quizzes. (What are some other use cases have you thought of?) It works in …

Healthcare Sourcing Specifics (a CSE Inside)

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  A skilled Sourcer knows search principles and techniques and can work in any industry. But at a closer look, each sector has its own advantages and challenges when it comes to sourcing. Few Healthcare professionals are online, even fewer are on LinkedIn, and reaching out is challenging. But in Healthcare, you have sources of potential candidates such as: • …

Dialog with LinkedIn Engineering

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Hello All: I am grateful for LinkedIn Engineering Management for reaching out in response to my post. We are now getting some incredible technical knowledge from a LinkedIn Engineering Director, who is reviewing a list of issues I had reported. They have already fixed one issue and acknowledged another (the need for better timeout handling). It feels like the first-ever …